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Tunable photonic bandgap microstructure fibers filled with high-index material
Author(s): Chunshu Zhang; Guiyun Kai; Zhi Wang; Tingting Sun; Yange Liu; Jianfei Liu; Weigang Zhang; Shuzhong Yuan; Xiaoyi Dong
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Paper Abstract

We present theoretical analysis of tunable bandgap guidance in virtue of bandgap theory. By means of plane-wave method a novel tunable photonic bandgap microstructure fiber (MF) was investigated by tuning the refractive index of nematic liquid crystal crystal (NLC) filled in the holes of MFs. Moreover, by using a full-vector finite-element method (FEM) with anisotropic perfectly matched layers (PMLs), the dispersion curves of NLC filled MFs have been computed with different value of the refractive index of NLC. Moreover, the leakage loss of the fundamental modes of the NLC filled MFs has been analyzed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 December 2005
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6019, Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices II, 60193A (3 December 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.635928
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Chunshu Zhang, Nankai Univ. (China)
Guiyun Kai, Nankai Univ. (China)
Zhi Wang, Nankai Univ. (China)
Tingting Sun, Nankai Univ. (China)
Yange Liu, Nankai Univ. (China)
Jianfei Liu, Nankai Univ. (China)
Weigang Zhang, Nankai Univ. (China)
Shuzhong Yuan, Nankai Univ. (China)
Xiaoyi Dong, Nankai Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6019:
Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices II
Yan Sun; Jianping Chen; Sang Bae Lee; Ian H. White, Editor(s)

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